Sustaining Spirit Alliances Unlikely Alliance

Sworn Defender Sworn Defender English

Creature — Human Knight 1/3, 2WW (4)

{1}: Sworn Defender's power becomes the toughness of target creature blocking or being blocked by Sworn Defender minus 1 until end of turn, and Sworn Defender's toughness becomes 1 plus the power of that creature until end of turn.

Illus. D. Alexander Gregory

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/1/2009: You apply power/toughness changing effects in a series of sublayers in the following order: (a) effects from characteristic-defining abilities; (b) effects that set power and/or toughness to a specific number or value; (c) effects that modify power and/or toughness but don't set power and/or toughness to a specific number or value; (d) changes from counters; (e) effects that switch a creature's power and toughness. This card's effect is always applied in (b), which means that effects applied in sublayer (c), (d), or (e) will not be overwritten; they will be applied to the new value.
Printings:
#152 (D. Alexander Gregory)

Editions:
English Alliances (Rare)

Languages:
German Treuer Verfechter
French Défenseur assermenté
Italian Difensore Giurato
Spanish Defensor jurado
Portuguese Defensor Juramentado


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